Archive for Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Sheriff’s Office taking applications for citizens academy

July 19, 2011


The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its second citizens academy, which begins in September.

The academy is designed to give participants a working insight into duties and responsibilities of the office, and participants will received classroom and hands-on instruction. Topics include tours and an overview of the sheriff’s corrections and operations division, plus accident investigations, field sobriety testing, building searches, K-9 handling, patrol driving and firearms.

Classes will meet 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Thursday from Sept. 8 to Oct. 27, except for Sept. 22. Two additional Saturday sessions will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 10 and Sept. 24.

Applicants must be 18 or older. Applications are available at the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th St., or the corrections department, 3601 E. 25th St. Applicants can also apply online at Applications are due by 5 p.m. Aug. 18.

For more information, contact Sgt. Stacy Simmons,, or Detective Jay Armbrister,


Ray March 6 years, 11 months ago


Is this leading up to another Police Academy Sequel?? Steve Guttenberg could use the work again!

Liberty275 6 years, 11 months ago

If you pass the course, can you tase people, bro?

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